The Section on Pediatric Trainees (SOPT) strives to empower and enable pediatric trainees to be strong leaders and advocates for the health and well‐being of all children.

About SOPT

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Meet our Leadership
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Leadership Opportunities
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Contact Us
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Benefits & Criteria


SOPT Membership
SOPT Member Benefits
Find out what valuable guidance and resources SOPT can provide for you.
How to Join
Learn about membership criteria and different ways to be part of the AAP.
Learn more about publications offered by SOPT.

Initiatives & Events

Funding and Awards
The Section on Pediatric Trainees offers a handful of funding and award opportunities. Learn more here.
Mentorship Program
Mentorship is one of the most important tools for professional development and has been linked to greater productivity, career advancement, and professional satisfaction. Here's how you can benefit.
Learn about the current advocacy campaign of the Section on Pediatric Trainees (SOPT), and find some great ways to get involved!
National Conference & Exhibition
Join us for the Section’s educational program during the AAP National Conference & Exhibition.

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